Tag Archive: 5k training

Black Currant Extract and Running

Have you struggled to recover from your runs and strength workouts?  Do your legs feel heavy or you just don’t have that push you need to run at race pace during your quality workouts?  Have you struggled with runners trots during long races?   Blackcurrant extract may just be the solution for you!  These berries have… View Article...

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3 Lessons Learned from Half Marathon Training

It’s not about the distance, it’s about the journey and last Saturday, I ran my 34th half marathon and although I didn’t quite hit my time goal, I learned 3 key takeaways from this race.   Mindset is a part of the training and you will learn how that played a role in my latest training… View Article...

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Marathon Training in Summer

Training for that fall marathon during the summer months?  I know I am!  I bet you would like to know more about how to train during the hot summer months and still have a successful marathon training cycle…   In this episode, our marathon training expert, coach Lufeng Zou from our Spark Healthy Runner coaching… View Article...

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What is Considered a Super Shoe

Are you wondering what a super shoe is? Will super shoes make you run faster? How many miles do super shoes last? If you’re looking to find out if you should invest in carbon plated running shoes then Dr. Matthew Moran has got you covered!   Dr. Moran holds a Ph.D. in Biomechanics, runs a… View Article...

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Heat Acclimatization for Running

Have you struggled to run in the heat?  Do you have an upcoming race that will be run in hot conditions?  Would you like to know how better to acclimate your body for running in the heat?   If you’re looking to kickstart your summer running and adapt to the heat, Dr. Mani Alavi has… View Article...

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IT Band Syndrome Prevention During Marathon Training

  Are you a runner who’s been frustrated in the past that whenever you try to train for a marathon you get sharp pain on the outside of your knee?   Iliotibial Band Syndrome can be frustrating for many runners during a long run when you get that sudden jolt of knee pain that just… View Article...

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Why I Quit My Job: Embracing Change and Pursuing My Passion

“We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us”   After 19 years working for the University in either a part time faculty role or as Clinical Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, I did it!  I pushed out of my comfort… View Article...

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5K Training and Race Strategy to Run Your Best

  Have you been focusing on the marathon or half marathon distance with training and you want to test your fitness at a 5K but don’t know the best strategy?   Have you tried to run fast for a 5K but you always seem to get injured?  If any of these describes you then this… View Article...

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5k and Half Marathon | 3 Can’t Miss Tips

Do you know what the best way to prepare for a half marathon is? Do you know what you should do before a 5k? This week’s Healthy Runner Podcast answers those questions for you!   In episode 29, I had the pleasure of talking with running coach Cat Aniballi! She is so passionate about running… View Article...

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